The first table below looks at the demand for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 42 42 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 8 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.79% 3.23% 10.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 61.54% 100.00% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 8
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% +5.33%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +1.12%
Cloud Services Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
13 8 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.53% 3.23% 18.06%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 20
Average salary £41,250 £39,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.43% +31.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
SaaS
West Midlands

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

SaaS
Salary Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the Solihull region.

SaaS Salary Trend in Solihull

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Solihull

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull region citing SaaS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SaaS.

1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
4 5 (55.56%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) Silverlight
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) EPiServer
6 1 (11.11%) Time Management
6 1 (11.11%) Android
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (11.11%) CSS3
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (11.11%) dotTrace
6 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull region citing SaaS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) dotTrace
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Software Team Leader
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 3 (33.33%) Development Team Leader
1 3 (33.33%) .NET Team Leader
1 3 (33.33%) Software Development Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Software Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) Silverlight
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) XSD
5 1 (11.11%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
1 1 (11.11%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 5 (55.56%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
3 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) XPath
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) EPiServer